Sip and See Celebration by Lux Affairs

“SIP AND SEE | Celebration of New Born Baby,” Nominated for “Best Event for a Private Individual/Group” and produced by Lux Affairs Event Design & Decor, was an epic celebration of a new…

How Many Spoons Do You Have in Your Drawer?

If someone had asked me before I knew what it meant, I would look at them and ask why? However, today during one of my peer support training courses, I discovered this…

The Power of Pride

I happened to be driving down Bloor St this morning and stopped to take a photo of Rogers Head office. It was great to see the art created by this corporate sponsor.…

Colour Therapy

As a long-time colour junkie, I recently spent some time looking into some colours for a new brand that I am building, called EVENT MINDS matter. My exploration inspired this story, as…

What Would Steve Jobs Say Today?

In 1976, I was 16 years old, the same time Steve Jobs was building the world’s first computer in his parent’s garage. No one knew then how this idea would come to…

We have the Whole World in our Hands

What is the meaning of “We have the Whole World in our Hands”? As the title implies, humans are in control of all aspects of creation, and we should take comfort in…

Mother’s Day 2022

To All the mothers of the year-past, present and those still to come. As a mother of three children, who has worked all of her life, would I have wanted to change…

“You have one chance to make a first impression”

As event professionals, we are forever searching for those ideas that will put us on top and build our reputations. As an Idea Hunter for many years, I was always challenged with…

2022 Trend Report

I have been writing, presenting, and inspiring trends for the last 35 years. It is an area of my business that I am passionate about. Over the last two years, the types…

One Size Does Not Fit All

“To be human is to know sadness. Owning our sadness is courageous and a necessary step in finding our way back to ourselves and each other”. The word Event Professional is not…

Take Your Seat

Take your seat; the meeting is about to begin after the lockdown is over. Let’s talk trends, and let’s fill the room. Whether your meeting is small, medium or large, creativity whether…

Revenge Travel is Alive in the Minds of Leisure Travellers

“We are living in a Boredom Economy”. Boredom is often a sign that something does not feel meaningful. Therefore, feeling bored can result in various kinds of behaviour that increase risk-taking and…

The Virtual Report – Events in a Post Pandemic Era

We have always expected events like Pride Day parades, the Super Bowl, New York Fashion Week, and other massive productions to be there for us. They are ingrained in our culture, but…

A New Kind of Destination Experience

Unico 20’ 87’ is a uniquely, undeniable, unparalleled adventure into the future of what guests can expect from inclusive resorts. If UNICO 20’87′ were a person, she would be a millennial because…

Get Ready For an Event Entertainment Disruption

Toronto is in the midst of a musical revolution that stretches far beyond the names of Drake and The Weeknd. There is a new generation of local artists ready to lead the city known as…

Trend Report 2016

This year is all about big Ideas, immersive experiences, authenticity, connecting through technology, audience centricity and physical experiences. Creating a user experience, is the foundation of an event, conference, trade show, product…

Fission for Ideas

We all have them.  But only some of us make them a reality – and thereby change the world that much more.  Here’s a look at how that could happen more often.…

6th Most Stressful Career….But You LOVE it!

Why is Event Planning the  6th most stressful career?  As someone who has been in the event industry for over 13 years, I have seen events from every angle and experienced the…

Trend Report 2015

After so many incredible events in 2014, we begin to take stock of prevailing event trends, separating the passing fads from the substantial strategies and concepts as we all make plans for…

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